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Physical Therapy

Returning you to an active and rewarding life

Southwest General's Physical Therapy program is part of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department. The program is focused on providing a continuum of care that helps patients recover from illness or injury by improving their strength, flexibility and coordination as well as their balance and general mobility. nurse and women working on physical therapy, walking

A Treatment Process Focused on Providing Individualized Therapy

Each patient is unique to us and so, too, are their physical therapy needs. Our team of board-certified physicians, experienced physical therapists and certified sports medicine professionals works diligently to provide care for inpatients and outpatients of any age. Each patient receives a comprehensive pre-treatment evaluation as well as a customized treatment program focusing on his or her individual needs and goals to assure the best possible outcomes.

Physical Therapy For a Wide Range of Conditions

Our goal is to minimize the effects of illness or injury and to help patients achieve the maximum level of function possible. Our physical therapists treat a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Gait and balance issues
  • Lymphedema
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Scoliosis
  • Back Pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Torticollis
  • Upper extremity and hand issues
  • Arthritis and other joint and soft tissue conditions

For pediatric rehabilitation, our therapists are uniquely trained and experienced in working with children with developmental delays, sports injuries and other conditions that can impact their ability to reach their full potential as they mature.

Treatments Designed for Successful Outcomes

Depending upon each patient's individual needs, Southwest General's physical therapists use a variety of treatment techniques, including:

  • Activities to ease pain and encourage movement
  • Strength training
  • Stretching exercises to help improve muscle flexibility
  • Balance and coordination activities
  • Aquatic (pool) therapy to strengthen muscles
  • Training in the use of adaptive equipment to replace lost function or to help promote independent movement

We Look Forward to Helping You

To learn more about our Physical Therapy Programs, or to schedule a new patient appointment, call 833-SW-REHAB (833-797-3422).

Outpatient care is offered at several different locations with easy access and convenient, free parking. Locations include:

Brunswick Medical Center & ER
4065 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212
330-558-0180

Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center
3637 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212
330-558-0180

LifeWorks of Southwest General
7390 Old Oak Blvd.
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
440-816-8010

North Royalton Physical Therapy
5340 Royalton Road
North Royalton, OH 44133
440-230-1133

Southwest General Health Center
18697 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
440-816-8010

Strongsville Medical Center
18181 Pearl Road
Strongsville, OH 44136
440-816-4920

Strongsville Recreation and Senior Center
18100 Royalton Road
Strongsville, OH 44136
440-230-1133